South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue

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ICT Information Systems Officer

Contract: FTC until April 2023

Salary: Grade 7 (£29,577 - £32,234)

Hours: Full Time - 37 Hours per week (Flexi Time)

Work Pattern: Mon – Fri

Location: HQ with agile working

An opportunity has arisen within our ICT team for an Information Systems Officer which will be based within our Headquarters in Sheffield.

The post holder will be responsible for assisting the ICT section in developing innovative ICT solutions and systems to meet the needs of the organisation and to provide general support to members of the ICT section as required.

Duties will include:

  • Designing and developing SQL databases
  • Developing web based systems and apps using a variety of tools;
  • Determining design methodologies and tool sets;
  • Designing and conducting tests.
  • Preparing documentation to provide guidance to users of systems;
  • Providing technical advice and guidance to users;
  • Assisting in the maintenance and support of specialised software packages.

Key to this role is the ability to think laterally and solve complex problems logically and to work constructively as part of the wider ICT team.  You will need extensive knowledge and understanding of Window client/server operating systems and in-depth knowledge of computer systems/networks and a range of software applications.

Substantial experience in web/app programming and developing systems using JavaScript, PHP, AJAX, XML, SQL etc., and software installation and troubleshooting is essential.

You will need GCSE Maths and English at grade C or above or equivalent, a BS in Computer Science or related field, or significant equivalent experience.

Closing date for applications is 17:00 hours on Friday 29 October 2021. 

Interviews will be held week commencing Monday 8 November 2021.

For more information about the role contact Steven Locking on 0114 2532272.

An application form for the role can be found here or by contacting our Recruitment Team at

All applications will be given equal consideration and we particularly welcome applications from individuals from Black or Minority Ethnic backgrounds (BME), women, those who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender (LGBT) or are registered as disabled as these groups are currently underrepresented within our workforce. SYFR also offer a guaranteed interview scheme in relation to disability and further details of this can be found on our website.

Please note the appointment is subject to successful pre-employment screening i.e. asylum and immigration check, references, medical screening, substance misuse testing and Disclosure Scotland Criminal Records Check or Enhanced DBS check (formerly CRB) if applicable.

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This content was last updated on October 14th, 2021